Archive for September, 2010

Hopes dim for energy bill in Senate

09/30/2010 by James Handley

Hopes Dim for Senate Action on Oil Spill Liability and “Renewable Electricity Standard” (Politico)

Filed under News,Politics

Obama: Climate Legislation Must Be Piecemeal, not Omnibus

09/30/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Obama: Climate Legislation Must Be Piecemeal, not Omnibus (Rolling Stone interview)


Appliance Efficiency Gains Offset by Gadgets + Bigger Homes

09/30/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Appliance Efficiency Gains Offset by Gadgets + Bigger Homes (W Post)


Rice researchers push carbon dioxide tax A renewable energy quota wouldn’t cut our oil use much, they believe

09/29/2010 by James Handley

Rice Univ. Study: CO2 Tax Far More Effective Than Renewable Energy Quota (Houston Chronicle)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Senators See Renewable Energy Bill as Christmas Tree for Pet Projects

09/25/2010 by James Handley

Senators See Renewable Energy Bill as Christmas Tree for Pet Projects (NYT-Greenwire)


The time is right for a carbon tax

09/23/2010 by James Handley

Time is Right For Smart Carbon Tax (Houston Chronicle)


Climate change enlightenment was fun while it lasted. But now it’s dead

09/22/2010 by James Handley

Climate change enlightenment was fun while it lasted. But now it’s dead (Geo. Monbiot, Guardian, UK)


Holdren bidding to rebrand GW as ‘Global Climate Disruption’

09/20/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Holdren bidding to rebrand GW as ‘Global Climate Disruption’ (NYT Green blog)

Filed under Media,News,Science

Koch Brothers Bankrolling Bid to Suspend Calif. AB32 GHG Law

09/16/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Koch Brothers Bankrolling Bid to Suspend Calif. AB32 GHG Law (NYT)


The smoking greenhouse gun: An alluring trade in “supergreenhouse gas emissions is coming under scrutiny

09/15/2010 by James Handley

Trade in “Supergreenhouse” Gas Emissions Coming Under Scrutiny (Economist)
Filed under News,Offsets,Technology